Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

Tobacco product regulation

Tobacco is one of the few openly available commercial products that is virtually unregulated in terms of its contents and emissions. At the same time, it is the only legally available product that kills up to one half of its regular users when consumed as recommended by its manufacturer.

Tobacco product regulation network of scientists

  • WHO Tobacco Laboratory Network (TobLabNet)
    A global network of government, academic, and independent laboratories aiming to strengthen national and regional capacity for the testing and research of the contents and emissions of tobacco products.

Contact us

WHO Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases (PND)
Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health
20 Avenue Appia
1211 Geneva 27
Switzerland
Telephone: +41 22 791 4426
Fax: + 41 22 791 4832
E-mail: tfi@who.int